The Toronto Raptors (5-5) play the Milwaukee Bucks (6-4) on November 15, 2023 at Scotiabank Arena.
The Bucks are a slight 2-point favorite against the Raptors. The matchup’s over/under is set at 224.5.
Bucks vs. Raptors Odds
Point Spread for Bucks vs. Raptors
The spread for this matchup is set at 2 points, with sportsbooks listing the Bucks as the favorite.
Milwaukee vs. Toronto Moneyline
As for the moneyline, Milwaukee has -125 odds to win the game, while Toronto is listed at +105 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 224.5 points.
Game Time and How to Watch
- When: Wednesday, November 15, 2023 at 7:30 PM ET
- Where: Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario
- TV: TSN
Bucks vs. Raptors Betting Trends
The Bucks have covered the spread in a game one time this season (1-8-1). This season, Milwaukee has won six out of the 10 games in which it has been favored. Games involving the Bucks have hit the over six times this season.
The Raptors are 5-5-0 against the spread this year. Toronto has been victorious in two of the six contests it has been chosen as an underdog in this season. This year, four of the Raptors’ games have gone over the point total.
Bucks vs. Raptors Key Players to Watch
Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 24.5 points, 11.5 boards and 3.0 assists per contest, making 54.3% of shots from the field. Damian Lillard puts up 22.5 points, 6.0 boards and 4.5 assists per contest. At the other end, he averages 1.0 steal and 0.0 blocks. Malik Beasley’s numbers for the season are 11.5 points, 4.0 boards and 2.0 assists per game, shooting 50.0% from the floor and 45.5% from beyond the arc, with 2.5 made 3-pointers per game. Bobby Portis puts up 11.0 points, 5.0 boards and 2.0 assists per game. At the other end, he averages 0.0 steals and 0.5 blocks.
Scottie Barnes’ averages for the season are 20.8 points, 9.5 rebounds and 5.5 assists, making 52.3% of his shots from the floor and 33.3% from 3-point range, with 1.3 triples per contest. Dennis Schroder’s averages on the season are 14.3 points, 2.5 rebounds and 8.8 assists per game, making 38.5% of his shots from the field and 50.0% from 3-point range, with 2.8 treys per game. Pascal Siakam gets the Raptors 16.0 points, 7.0 boards and 3.8 assists per game, plus 0.5 steals and 0.3 blocks. The Raptors get 8.8 points per game from Jakob Poeltl, plus 8.5 boards and 1.3 assists.
What you need to know about the Bucks
The Bucks are posting 115.9 points per game (seventh-ranked in NBA) this year, while surrendering 118.3 points per contest (24th-ranked). While the Bucks rank in the bottom five in the NBA in boards per game with 40.9 (third-worst), they rank 23rd in the league with 46.0 rebounds allowed per contest. The Bucks are dishing out just 22.5 assists per contest, which ranks third-worst in the league.
Milwaukee averages 116.3 points per game in home games, compared to 115.3 points per game when playing on the road, a difference of 1.0 points per contest. This year, Milwaukee is sinking 13.2 treys per game (10th-ranked in NBA) and is shooting 35.5% (17th-ranked) from beyond the arc. So far this year, Milwaukee is ceding 13.6 threes per game (24th-ranked in NBA) and is allowing opposing teams to shoot 36.5% (20th-ranked) from three-point land.
What you need to know about the Raptors
In 2023-24, the Raptors are second-worst in the NBA offensively (108.2 points scored per game) and seventh defensively (109.2 points allowed). In 2023-24, Toronto is ninth in the NBA in rebounds (46.1 per game) and 19th in rebounds allowed (45.0). The Raptors are sixth in the NBA in assists (27.3 per game) in 2023-24.
At home the Raptors are putting up 107.2 points per game, 2.0 fewer points than they are averaging on the road (109.2). The Raptors are 23rd in the league in 3-pointers made (11.3 per game) and third-worst in 3-point percentage (33.3%). Toronto gives up 11.3 3-pointers per game and concedes 33.7% from beyond the arc, ranking sixth and seventh, respectively, in the NBA.
Bucks vs. Raptors Prediction & Pick
Our prediction to win this game is Raptors, and we project that Raptors will cover the spread (Bucks -2). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 224.5 points.
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